PROVOKING GOOD WORKS (4)
*WISDOM FOR TODAY.*
*PROVOKING GOOD WORKS (4)*
2 Corinthians 9:8 *And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things, at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.*
*Insight and Highlight*
Disability is not inability.
At times we are "disabled" by weaknesses nsmely, financially, physically, spiritually etc.
The Apostle made it clear that everyone goes through challenges. When you consider yourself weak, others may be as weak as you are, yet they, out of their weaknesses remain undaunted and receive strength and were made strong,
2 Cor 12:9 ►🔹 *But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness..*🔹
2 Cor 12:9 ►🔹 *....Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.*🔹
2 Cor 12:10 ►🔹 *That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.*🔹
Romans 15:1►🔹 *We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.*🔹
Paul encouraged and provoked unto love expressing in 2 Cor 11:29 ►🔹 *Who is weak without my being weak? Who is led into sin without my intense concern?*🔹
What have you sacrificed to provoke, motivate and stir up love when it is unlovable to love?
Though the salvation of the followers of Christ is free, they daily have to pay a price of discipleship, Luke 9:23.
*Call to Word action.*
1 Corinthians 10:33🔹 *Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.*🔹
*The Christian clarion duty.*
Luke 9:23 *And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.*
Lord, as l serve You, help me. As l humbly walk before you, let me provoke others unto good works, in Jesus name.
Good morning all and be blessed as we come into His presence.
God bless you.